Rhetoric & Reality: The Theoretical Basis of Work-Based Learning and the Lived Experience of the Foundation Degree Student

  title={Rhetoric \& Reality: The Theoretical Basis of Work-Based Learning and the Lived Experience of the Foundation Degree Student},
  author={M. Wareing},
This hermeneutic phenomenological study has sought to uncover the lived experience of work-based learners and their workplace mentors. Eight workplace mentors (all registered nurses) and eleven former Foundation degree students agreed to be interviewed. The research sought to identify whether a mismatch exists between theories of work-based learning as described by educationalists and theorists; compared with how it is actually experienced by a group of work-based learners and their workplace… Expand
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